10 Genetic Disorders That Are Inherited Through the Female Line

Premature aging

10 Genetic Disorders That Are Inherited Through the Female Line

Scientists discovered that certain genes are responsible for how long our bodies can prevent aging processes. These genes are transmitted from one generation to another on the mother’s side. If you inherit your mother’s damaged DNA, your aging process will be faster.

Unfortunately, scientists haven’t figured out yet how to reverse this process but it’s worth using sunscreen with a high SPF because sunlight sensitivity is also an inherited feature.

Depression

10 Genetic Disorders That Are Inherited Through the Female Line

300 million people suffer from depression every year. Scientists managed to discover gene Slc6a15 which is responsible for depression and can be inherited. Women are twice more likely to be affected by depression than men, and it can even become a chronic disease. Postpartum depression can also be inherited.

Preventive measures:

  • Take care of your physical state: you need to sleep well, have a well-balanced diet and get regular physical exercise.
  • Don’t hold your problems inside, turn to your friends and family for help. Sometimes you just need someone to talk to.
  • Don’t be ashamed to visit a psychotherapist if you feel that your condition has become worse.
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